Sabarkantha District Population, Caste, Religion Data (Gujarat) - Census 2011

Sabarkantha district of Gujarat has total population of 2,428,589 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 1,244,231 are males while 1,184,358 are females. In 2011 there were total 481,414 families residing in Sabarkantha district. The Average Sex Ratio of Sabarkantha district is 952.

Sabarkantha district, Gujarat

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 15% people lives in Urban areas while 85% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 84.6% while that in the rural areas is 74.2%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Sabarkantha district is 934 while that of Rural areas is 955.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Sabarkantha district is 345490 which is 14% of the total population. There are 181529 male children and 163961 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Sabarkantha is 903 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (952) of Sabarkantha district.

The total literacy rate of Sabarkantha district is 75.79%. The male literacy rate is 73.83% and the female literacy rate is 55.74% in Sabarkantha district.

Population
2,428,589
Literacy
75.79%
Sex Ratio
952

To facilitate the administration, Sabarkantha district is further divided into 13 Talukas (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Talukas consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Sabarkantha Data as per Census 2011

As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Sabarkantha district.

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 345,490 181,529 163,961
Literacy 75.79% 73.83% 55.74%
Scheduled Caste 187,685 96,527 91,158
Scheduled Tribe 542,156 272,531 269,625
Illiterate 849,855 325,606 524,249

Caste-wise Population - Sabarkantha district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 7.7% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 22.3% of total population in Sabarkantha district of Gujarat.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 187,685 96,527 91,158
Schedule Tribe 542,156 272,531 269,625

Religion-wise Population - Sabarkantha district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 2,260,560 (93.08%) 1,158,715 1,101,845
Muslim 148,563 (6.12%) 75,495 73,068
Christian 6,375 (0.26%) 3,245 3,130
Sikh 614 (0.03%) 303 311
Buddhist 168 (0.01%) 100 68
Jain 11,110 (0.46%) 5,682 5,428
Other Religion 52 (0%) 27 25
No Religion Specified 1,147 (0.05%) 664 483

Literacy Rate - Sabarkantha district

The total literacy rate of Sabarkantha district was 75.79% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 78.03% of Gujarat. Population-wise, out of total 1,578,734 literates, males were 918,625 while females were 660,109. Also the male literacy rate was 86.44% and the female literacy rate was 64.69% in Sabarkantha district.

  Sabarkantha district Gujarat
Female 64.69% 69.68%
Male 86.44% 85.75%
Total 75.79% 78.03%

Sex Ratio - Sabarkantha district

The Sex Ratio of Sabarkantha district is 952 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 952 females in Sabarkantha district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 903 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 952 ) of Sabarkantha district.


Population Density - Sabarkantha district

The total area of Sabarkantha district is 7,394 km2. Thus the density of Sabarkantha district is 328 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 239 sq. km. area is under urban region while 7,155 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Sabarkantha district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Sabarkantha, 14.98% people lived in urban regions while 85.02% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 363,720 out of which 188,090 were males while remaining 175,630 were females. In rural areas of Sabarkantha, male population was 1,056,141 while female population was 1,008,728.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Sabarkantha was 934 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Sabarkantha was 860 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Sabarkantha were 43,623 which is 11.99% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Sabarkantha was 955 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Sabarkantha was 910 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Sabarkantha for urban regions was 84.58 percent in which males were 91.18% literate while female literacy stood at 77.59%. The total literate population of Sabarkantha was 1,578,734. Similarly in rural areas of Sabarkantha, the average literacy rate was 74.19 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 85.57% and 62.37% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Sabarkantha were 1,307,989.

Rural Urban
Population % 85.02% 14.98%
Total population 2,064,869 363,720
Male population 1,056,141 188,090
Female population 1,008,728 175,630
Sex ratio 955 934
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 910 860
Child population 301,867 43,623
Literates 1,307,989 270,745
Average literacy 74.19% 84.58%
Male literacy 85.57% 91.18%
Female literacy 62.37% 77.59%

Child Population - Sabarkantha district

According to Census 2011, there were 345,490 children between age 0 to 6 years in Sabarkantha district. Out of which 181,529 were male while 163,961 were female.


Working Population - Sabarkantha district

In Sabarkantha district out of total population, 1,084,878 were engaged in work activities. 73.3% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 26.7% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,084,878 workers engaged in Main Work, 320,408 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 188,289 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 795,096 598,804 196,292
Cultivators 320,408 288,961 31,447
Agriculture Labourer 188,289 117,834 70,455
Household Industries 6,402 4,535 1,867
Other Workers 279,997 187,474 92,523
Marginal Workers 289,782 82,631 207,151
Non Working 1,343,711 562,796 780,915

Sabarkantha district Map


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